Man arrested at Liberty Heights Apartments on domestic battery



WILLIAMSON – An Edgarton man was arrested on felony and misdemeanor charges after entering his ex-girlfriend’s apartment on two separate occasions within the same day.

Trent Rodriguez, 22 from Edgarton, was arrested by Patrolman J. D. Tincher of the Williamson Police Department (WPD) on charges related to destruction of property, domestic battery, domestic assault, night time burglary, trespassing after being asked to leave, daytime burglary and destruction of property.

Two separate criminal complaints explain the incident. The first complaint states that Rodriguez broke into his ex- girlfriend’s apartment at the Liberty Heights apartment complex in Williamson around 2:00 a.m.

Rodriguez allegedly gained entry to the apartment by knocking down the back door knocking down the victim, bruising her back and causing damage to the door and frame.

The criminal complaint continues stating that the victim repeatedly asked Rodriguez to leave while Rodriguez allegedly cursed at the victim and threatened her with body harm.

Rodriguez then allegedly stuck an object into a vehicle’s tire belonging to a friend of the victim that was in the apartment at the time of the incident.

For that incident, Rodriguez has been charged with destruction of property, domestic assault, domestic battery, and night time burglary.

A separate criminal complaint filed on the same date explains that Rodriguez returned to the apartment around 3:00 p.m. after being requested to leave.

The complaint continues stating that Rodriguez entered the victim’s bathroom, broke her razor and attempted to commit suicide in the bath tub.

For the second incident, Rodriguez has been charged with trespassing after being asked to leave, daytime burglary, and destruction of property.

(Information in this article was obtained by use of criminal complaints which are public record. A criminal complaint is merely an accusation and those named should be considered innocent until proven guilty.)


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